[mythtv] EPIA M10k - XvMC: Very high CPU (even when paused!!)

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Wed Jan 3 20:44:56 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-03 at 13:07 -0500, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > This is deliberate, and is also why preview uses more CPU.
> > Some video cards can't handle scaling an accelerated video
> > down to preview size. Stanley's code is written to avoid
> > accelerated video only when needed, but I need to add a
> > couple of OSD renderers to that branch before most people
> > will be able to use it.
> So, currently, with cards that do support scaled accelerated video, is
> acceleration used for the previews? If it does, I assume it only uses
> it when it is enabled for playback? Could it be a separate option so
> that the preview uses acceleration but the normal playback doesn't
> need to?

In trunk accelerated video is never used for the video preview.
In the mythtv-vid branch it is used, but I'm not sure if it
respects the playback settings fully at the moment.

-- Daniel

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